NowSecure Launches GovAppDB™ and Threat Assessment Service to Support New Federal Mandates for Mobile Security and Privacy

The solution suite enables agencies to quickly access security threat reports, vulnerability information and SBOMs for commercial mobile app supply chain to support federal tracking and reporting mandates from EO, CISA OMB and DoD

NowSecure Launches GovAppDB™ and Threat Assessment Service to Support New Federal Mandates for Mobile Security and Privacy NowSecure Launches GovAppDB™ and Threat Assessment Service to Support New Federal Mandates for Mobile Security and Privacy Show More
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Jon Porter

Jon Porter

Product Manager

As a Product Manager at NowSecure, Jon helps develop and execute on the NowSecure product vision, liaises across all departments to deliver on customer requests, maintains technical documentation, and is passionate about securing mobile apps worldwide. Jon has a Master of Science in computer, information, and network security from DePaul University where he graduated with distinction.

Leaky Mobile Apps: What You Need to Know

Originally presented at the OWASP Denver Chapter’s July 2017 meeting, NowSecure Senior Solutions Engineer Jon Porter’s talk included:

  • Research findings uncovering that 25 percent of public app store apps harbor at least one high-risk vulnerability such as collecting/transmitting location data, credentials, and more in cleartext.
  • Why mobile app developers need to protect the users of their apps by building high quality, secure apps
  • Common mobile app vulnerabilities (including a real-world demonstration)
  • How to identify those vulnerabilities
  • How to remediate them